Hate Speech

TikTok cracks down on hate of religions, races

Expanded rules against promoting hateful ideologies at TikTok include barring “misinformation and hurtful stereotypes” about Jewish, Muslim and other communities, the company said in a blog post

Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken on 27 November 2019

Facebook shares ‘first data set’ on Myanmar with UN investigators

Myanmar denies genocide and says its forces were conducting legitimate operations against militants who attacked police posts

Rohingyas flee Rakhine state in Myanmar due to military atrocities to neighbouring Bangladesh

BJP plans to block Congress leader’s motions against summoning Facebook

With Shashi Tharoor moving a privilege motion against a BJP MP for questioning his power to unilaterally summon Facebook representatives to a Parliamentary Standing Committee, the BJP has realised ...

Indian Congress leader 
Shashi Tharoor

Indian parliamentary panel to question Facebook on content regulation policy

Facebook and its top lobbying executive in India, Ankhi Das, have faced criticism after a news report said she opposed applying hate-speech rules to some Hindu nationalist individuals and groups, and ...

Ajit Mohan, vice president and managing director, Facebook India, leaves after an interview with Reuters in Mumbai, India, on 13 June 2019